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Case Law 571/2009 (12/02/2009)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts: Supreme Courts (France) - Cour de Cassation

Date: 02/12/2009

Subject: The Court of Cassation quashes a decision of the Court of Appeal of Aix-en-Provence after it had been deemed incompatible with article 7 of the ECHR by the European Court of Human Rights, following point by point the interpretation of the Court of Strasbourg.

Parties: M. Dominique X

Original language: French

Classification: Justice - Art. 49 Principles of legality (nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege; lighter penalty)

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